6 spectacular things to do this week in the UAE

Whether you’re looking for New Year’s Eve parties or vibrant new restaurants, here are all the things to do this week in the UAE

Cove Beach Dubai

Celebrate New Year’s Eve at Two.0, Cove Beach Dubai, with an exceptional Gala dinner by the beach with a curated five-course set menu brimming with culinary delicacies such as Amuse bouche, Scallop carpaccio, Wagyu ribeye, Grilled lobster and signature beverages. Ring in 2023 while overlooking the picturesque beach views and fireworks displays at Dubai Eye, Atlantis the Palm and Palm Jumeirah.

Starting from AED1,200 per person. From 8pm until 12am.

Lulu & The Beanstalk

The homegrown Lulu & The Beanstalk is inviting guests to a special New Year’s Eve party headlined by New York-based DJ Crown Prince to keep you entertained throughout the night alongside free-flowing beverages and decadent dishes.

Starting from AED600. From 8pm-2am. Call +9714 268 8664.

Chic Nonna


Chic Nonna is hosting a 70s-themed “Le Freak C’est Chic,” party for New Year’s Eve at its newly-opened late-night lounge area. Partygoers can look forward to a curated a la carte menu, live entertainment, opulent decor, and idyllic views of the Burj Khalifa fireworks.

7pm onwards. AED1,200 excluding taxes. Call +9714 605 2000. Visit website.

Summersalt Beach Club


Sited at Jumeirah Al Naseem, Summersalt Beach Club is the ultimate destination to lounge during the season with day pass access, followed by a sumptuous lunch filled with Peruvian-Japanese dishes at the award-winning Summersalt by Kayto. Look forward to soulful tunes by the beach club’s resident DJs from 2pm to sway you throughout your fine dining experience.

Starting from AED800, with AED400 redeemable on F&B. Call 800 323232.

Couqley French Brasserie

The award-winning premium-casual French restaurant, Couqley, has launched its second location in Dubai, following the success of the concept’s JLT hotspot. The new spot spans over an area of 6,250 sq ft and has been designed to encapsulate the sultry spirit of a buzzing brasserie with a nod to classic Parisian charm. The brasserie will continue to offer the same weekly dining deals allowing diners to indulge in Couqley’s Business Lunch, Steak Frites Mondays, and Ladies’ Night.

Call +9714 514 9339.